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A lean supply of homes for sale is boosting confidence among U.S. home builders, according to a monthly sentiment survey from the National Association of Home Builders.
In an unusual twist in the mortgage market, the difference between the cost of a conforming loan (generally $417,000 and under) and a jumbo loan has shrunk to nearly nothing.
The number of people applying for mortgages has hit a one-month low. CNBC's Diana Olick reports jumbo rates and conforming rates are almost exactly the same.
The housing recovery is starting to heat up so much, the "b" word—bubble—is starting to pop up in some markets. So, where are the next hot spots?
Adam Challis, head of residential research at Jones Lang LaSalle, and Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, comment on the rise in U.K house prices, and the regional divide.
Robert Wood, U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, discusses the U.K economy following the latest inflation report and says inflation is currently "bouncing around its peak".
Leveled by the housing crash, the private mortgage insurance industry is reaching profitability for the first time in six years.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports four private mortgage insurers posted their first quarterly profit in six years.
According to research firm RealtyTrac, high-end flipping is on the rise as Wall Street and foreign investors spend billions on U.S. property markets, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on "turnkey mansions," when a rich buyer wants a mansion and everything in it. A New York penthouse sold for $7 million, which even included the toilet brushes and two jars filled with M&Ms.
Tiger Woods reportedly started noticing doors scraping the floors, and cracks in walls at his home in Jupiter Island, Florida. CNBC's Sue Herera reports.
Mortgage applications to buy a new home jumped 14 percent in July, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
The delay can be attributed to most potential homebuyers lock in mortgage rates early, and sale closings can take up to two months to be finalized.
Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets; and Thomas Gorman, Dorsey and Whitney weigh in on charges against JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest details on federal regulations taking aim at JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.
Checking on the real estate market in San Francisco, with McGuire Real Estate partner Jeff Salgado. This week's power house is listed for $1.295 million.
CNBC's Diana Olick explains why the president is calling both lenders to be shut down despite strong second-quarter profits.
His housing situation is pretty sweet, yet President Obama took the unprecedented presidential move of going on Zillow. Here's why.
CNBC's Diana Olick reviews the president's thoughts on the U.S. housing market after his live Q&A with Zillow.com.
President Barack Obama and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff are hosting a virtual roundtable on housing reform. Paul Bishop of the National Association of Realtors and CNBC's Diana Olick discuss the president's plans.